Monday, 23.03.2020 – How Cars Conquered Cities

Link of the day: Did Cars Save Our Cities From Horses?

There is an interesting story that cars helped to make cities much cleaner in the early 20th century by replacing horses and ridding cities of large piles of horse dung. When I wanted to write about this story, I discovered it does not seem to be true after all. Instead, I found this very interesting story about how cars came to conquer cities and how norms and perceptions around cars changed so much to make them the norm and default around which cities are build.

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